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    • Sluicing for gold in San Francisquito Canyon

    • Miners operate a hydraulic sluice in San Francisquito Canyon, Los Angeles County, California. The placer mine machine consists of adobe columns, pulleys, ropes, and wood boxes. Donkeys are loaded with ore bags.
    • San Francisquito Canyon (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Donkeys--California--Los Angeles County--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--California--San Francisquito Canyon--1890-1900.; Miners--California--Los Angeles County--1890-1900.; Mining--California--San...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Abandoned mine

    • Prospectors dig near an abandoned mine and a sluice in Colorado.
    • Abandoned mines--Colorado--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Miners--Colorado--1880-1900.; Mining--Colorado--1880-1900.; Prospecting--Colorado--1880-1900.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Hydraulic gold mining

    • This placer mine consists of a flume or sluice on an earthen dam; miners work with shovels and lumber.
    • Flumes--1870-1900.; Hydraulic mining--1870-1900.; Miners--1870-1900.; Mining equipment--1870-1900.; Mining--1870-1900.
    • [between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Miners and sluice

    • Miners with rakes and shovels attend a sluice system at an unidentified mine, possibly in Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Sluices--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Gulch mining, Willow Gulch

    • View of a ground sluice for gold placer mining, at Willow Gulch, in (probably) Colorado. A cabin is by the hydraulic gold mine pit.
    • Sluices--Colorado--1870-1880.; Gold mining--Colorado--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • [between 1875 and 1880?]
    • Taylor Park placer mining- beyond Buena Vista

    • View of the construction of a placer mining sluice in Taylor Park, Gunnison County, Colorado. Men stand near a wooden sluice in the bottom of a small canyon. Piles of rock and wood stand in the bottom of the canyon near the sluice. Two men, one on...
    • Gunnison County (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Flumes--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Gunnison County--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Placer mining

    • People pan for gold by water; a man holds a hydraulic sluice rocker box, a woman uses a pan, and a boy has a shovel. A house with bays is by the river.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Gold mining--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Mining--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Silver Queen [i.e. Elephant Eagle Mine] gold strike in Calif desert.

    • Jess Knight, owner of the Elephant Eagle Mine, Chris Anderson, and N. W. pose near a sluice near Mojave, California. Jess Knight holds a pan with gold amalgam in it.
    • Elephant Eagle Mine (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Mojave (Calif.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--California--Mojave--1930-1940.; Hydraulic mining--California--Mojave--1930-1940.; Miners--California--Mojave--1930-1940.; Mining--California--Mojave--1930-1940.;...
    • 1934 December 7
    • Near Ward, Colo.

    • View of a sluice constructed on a mine dump and an unidentified mill building near Ward, Boulder County, Colorado.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Spoil banks--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.; Boulder County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Boulder County--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Placering below Black Hawk, Colo.

    • Placer miners work a sluice probably in Clear Creek near Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1950-1960.; Miners--Colorado--Blackhawk--1950-1960.; Mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1950-1960.
    • 1950 July 9
    • Clear Creek Consolidated

    • View of the buildings and tramway of the Clear Creek Consolidated Mine in Clear Creek County, Colorado. A sluice is between Clear Creek and the tracks of the Colorado and Southern (C&S) Railway, shows tailings dumps.
    • Colorado and Southern Railway.--1910-1920.; Tailings embankments--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1910-1920.; Clear Creek Consolidated Mine (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Placer mining in Clear Creek

    • Hydraulic hose and sluice box placer mining operation along banks of Clear Creek, Colorado; shows miner standing behind wooden frame shack and three post winch above adit.
    • Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Miners--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • A Colorado irrigation ditch

    • View, from downstream, of an irrigation ditch on the eastern plains of Colorado; water foams as it tumbles through wood-slatted sluice; cows graze on banks of ditch; fenced farmland in background; flat horizon with windmill and trees.
    • Agriculture--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cattle--Colorado--1900-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Old smelter at Ouray

    • Remains of the Wanakah Smelter with smokestack, sluice, and elevated rail in the Paquin Mining District, Ouray County, Colorado.
    • Ouray County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Ouray County--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Ouray County--1930-1940.; Smelters--Colorado--Ouray County--1930-1940.
    • [Between 1930-1940?]
    • Black Hills Scenery

    • Miners in a gold placer mine pit, South Dakota; shows tailings, sluice boxes, and wheelbarrows.
    • South Dakota--1870-1880.; Gold miners--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Hydraulic Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.; Mining--South Dakota--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Grand Canon of the Arkansas, exit of the Arkansas from the Grand Canyon

    • View of the Arkansas River near the Royal Gorge in Fremont County, Colorado. Shows steep cliffs and a rock strewn shore line. A tent, a sluice and a water wheel, part of a placer mine, are beside the river.
    • Arkansas River--1880-1900.; Fremont County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Royal Gorge (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Canyons--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1900.; Rivers--Colorado--Fremont County--1880-1900.;...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Colorado--Biography.
    • 1934
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901
    • Hydraulic mining Hoosier Pass, Summit Co

    • View of a placer gold mine near Hoosier Pass, Summit County, Colorado; shows an eroded chasm. A miner is by the sluice, holding a gold pan.
    • Sluices--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.; Summit County (Colo.)--1860-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Summit County--1860-1890.;...
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Canadian Klondike Mining

    • Miners pose with women near a sluice and cabins in the Klondike, Canada. The men hold shovels and pitchforks.
    • Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Miners--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Bonanza Right Limit

    • Miners pose near a sluice and screen probably in the Yukon Territory.
    • Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Miners--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Mining--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • G. W. Howard Skokun Hill.

    • G. W. Howard, a miner, poses near a sluice and a screen in a placer mine near Skokun Hill, probably Yukon Territory, Canada. A tent and camp is nearby.
    • Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Miners--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Mining--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Tents--Canada--Yukon Territory--1890-1900.; Howard, G. W.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • Placer mine

    • View of women posing by a hydraulic mine in (probably) Colorado; shows a jet of water, sheds, a sluice, miners, and eroded embankments.
    • Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1860-1890.; Mining--Colorado--1860-1890.; Women--Colorado--1860-1890.
    • [between 1860 and 1890?]
    • Gold panning in Nelson Gulch, near Helena, Montana

    • Men pose near a sluice in Nelson Gulch, Lewis and Clark County, Montana. One man pans for gold, another looks on.
    • Lewis and Clark County (Mont.)--1900-1910.; Gold mining--Montana--Lewis and Clark County--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Montana--Lewis and Clark County--1900-1910.; Miners--Montana--Lewis and Clark County--1900-1910.; Mining...
    • [between 1901 and 1902?]
    • Gilpin County mine

    • A man and a woman stand next to an ore chute or a sluice at possibly the We-got-em mine (Gilpin County Gold Mining Company), Gilpin County, Colorado. At the end of the chute is a radiator from an old car, a box of "White King granulated soap," and...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1930-1940.; We-Got-Em Mine (Gilpin County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Gilpin County--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 7, 1918 September

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19180901
    • The Church Record: Vol. II No. 12

    • Newsletter produced by the Central Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colorado. Included in newsletter is a sermon by different religious leaders within the church, list of new members and events of different church societies.
    • Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver--History.; Church buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1903 June
    • Railroad tracks and river

    • View of Colorado Central Railroad railroad tracks and a sluice near Clear Creek in Clear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County or Clear Creek County), Colorado.
    • Colorado Central Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Clear Creek (Clear Creek County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Clear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--1870-1880.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--1870-1880.; Streams--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1877?]
    • Colorado placer mining

    • Miners use a monitor or nozzle in a placer mine operation in Colorado. A sluice is nearby.
    • Hydraulic mining--Colorado--1860-1880.; Miners--Colorado--1860-1880.; Mining--Colorado--1860-1880.
    • [between 1865 and 1875]
    • Scenery on North Clear Creek, showing the mines at work washing out gold.

    • Shows an open framework side-wheel hydraulic placer gold dredge; gold miners feed gravel into a sluice next to the dredge, Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Dredges--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1870-1880.; Gold dredging--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1870-1880.; Clear Creek County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Clear Creek County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Clear Creek...
    • [between 1870-1880?]
    • Head gate house, Marble, Colo.

    • Men pose near a sluice, a small wooden building and a headgate near Kline Falls, on the Crystal River, about 2 miles east of Marble (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows a wooden staircase and walkway. Here water was diverted to a pipeline going west...
    • Marble (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Hydroelectric power.; Penstocks.
    • 1912.

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